Opening hours

from Tuesday to Friday: 9.00 am – 1 pm / 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: 9.30 am – 5.30 pm

From 1st April (Easter Monday Holiday) new opening hours:
from Tuesday to Friday: 9.00 am – 1 pm / 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: 10.00 am – 18.00 pm

Ticket sale closes 30 minutes before museum closure.

Closed: Mondays, December 25th, January 1st

Extraordinary changes to the opening hours are communicated in the eventi section.

At the entrance and throughout the path you can find sanitary gel dispenser, it is mandatory to use them before touching the interactive installations and the touch screens in the exhibitions.

There is no prior reservations required.


Single ticket valid for both Natural Science and Archeological Museum: € 3.00

– Annual subscription for entrance to both museums. Valid for one year after issuing date: € 10.00

Free entry

– Underage (less than 18 years old)

– Disabled people and guide

– School groups and guide teachers

– Holders of a subscription to the Musei Lombardia

– Members of the Associazione Amici del Museo di Scienze Naturali e Amici del Museo Archeologico


Museum contact center: +39035286011


Where we are

The Natural Sciences Museum of Bergamo is in Piazza della Cittadella, 10.

How to reach us

By car

On the A4 highway take the “Bergamo” exit, then follow directions towards “Città Alta” and “Largo Colle Aperto”. The museum is in Piazza Cittadella, which is closed to traffic. Paid parking is available along the walls and in the near vicinity. On Holidays and Sunday afternoons access to Città Alta is limited to authorized vehicles.

With public transport

“Bergamo” Train stop, from the station take the “1A” bus for Colle Aperto/Università, the ticket is acquirable at the station. The museum is reachable also with the funicular.

Service and accessibility

Access to people with reduced mobility

Visitors with reduced mobility can enter the museum through the entrance in Piazza CIttadella 8 (next to the Carabinieri Station). The expositive path is accessible entirely both on the first floor and the higher floors sections. To use the elevators and stair lift with pedal throughout the path it’s necessary to speak to personnel. In the main areas of exhibition there are tactile stations with captions in Braille.

Baggage deposit

At the museum entrance lockers are available for any personal belongings.

Guided tours

Other than the options reserved for schools it is possible to request tours by contacting the museum’s educational services.

Audio Guides

The QR codes in the exhibition halls give you the possibility to access the Audio Guides relative to the specific exhibit.

Entrance for animals

Small sized animals are allowed in the museum as long as they’re held or inside their appropriate shelter, with the exception of support guide-dogs for people with disabilities.

Toilets and children’s changing table

Along the exhibition path toilets and a changing table for babies’ diapers change are available.

Eating in the museum

There are vending machines in the museum’s refreshment area. It is not possible to eat a sacked lunch inside the museum, but in the immediate vicinity, on the Venetian Walls or in the La Crotta Park, there are vast spaces available. A2A water dispenser available.

Photographs and videos

Photos and recordings are permitted inside the museum. It’s necessary to get authorization from the head office to take professional pictures and videos.

Baby Pit-stop

In the refreshments room we have set up a UNICEF Baby pit-stop. Inspired by the homonymous action of La Leche League, this is a space where mothers can feel comfortable breastfeeding their child.


At the museum’s entrance it’s possible to buy the museum’s publications, postcards and gadgets.

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